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Audax/Touring
Audax are non competitive long distance touring events, requiring a degree of fitness and touring experience. Length of routes can vary from 50k to 600k.

More information about Audax: Richard Phipps 01372 273946
audax.uk.net

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2 Tramway 100. Crich, Derbyshire. 100, 10-25kph/167k,13.5-25kph. Chris Bugg 01773 541 762 info@alfretonctc.co.uk

2 Dales Grimpeur 200. Pateley Bridge. 145k, 12.5-22.5kph/186k/200k/215k, 15-22.5kph Sean Flynn 01423 523 341 zen60283@zen.co.uk

2 Black Mountain Brevet. Whitemill, Carmarthen.105k,12.5-25kph. John Ridge 01267 233 525

3 The Hartside. Aldbrough St. John, SW of Darlington. 203k, 15-30kph. Nigel Hall 01325 374 112 Nigel.Hall@finklecroft.me.uk

3 Heart of the Shires. Stanton-u-Bardon, NW of Leicester. 100k, 12-30kph/206k,15-30kph.Evalyn Dolphin 01530 271 665

3 Highest Village (Alba). Strathaven, S of Glasgow.54k/104k/123k, 10-30kph. Drew McSorland 07803956552 andrew@mcsorland.freeserve.co.uk

3 Tye Green Challenge. Takeley, E. of Bishop’s Stortford. 66k, 10-25kph/107k, 13-30kph/163k, 15-30kph. William Chastell 01992 444 073

3 To Battle and Back Sporting. Warlingham, S of Croydon. 150k, 15-25kph/200k/201k,15-30kph. Tim Wainwright 020 8657 8179 twain@blueyonder.co.uk

9 Ynys Mon 100. Menai Bridge.100k, 12.5-25kph. No EoL. Eric Hughes 01407 860 433

10 Beverley 100. Boothferry, Goole.102k, 15-30kph. Harvey Tripp 01405 761 790 harvey.tripp@btinternet.com

10 Greater Garboldisham Grovel. Garboldisham, nr Diss. 54k, 8-25kph/ 104k, 12-30kph/162k/207k, 15-30kph. Ken Jolliffe 01953 681 755 jolliffe@jolliffe2004.wanadoo.co.uk

10 Cotswold Expedition. Wythall, S. Birmingham. 108k, 10-25kph/150k/202k, 15-30kph. George Barker01212881860 cotswoldaudax@beaconrcc.org.uk

16 Wye Bother. Brecon. 103k/165k, 14.3-25kph/202k, 14.3-25kph.John Chilvers 01874 610 684 wchilvers@aol.com

16 El’s 100. Midhurst, W. Sussex. 102k, 12-30kph/204k,14.3-30kph. SAE to: David Hudson, 151 Middle Road, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 6LG

17 Cheshire Circuit. Kerridge, NW of Macclesfield. 110k, 12-25kph/170k, 15-25kph/204k,15-30kph. Alan Whitworth 01625 574 373 alan_whitworth@tiscali.co.uk

17 The Sussex Summer Corker. Midhurst, W. Sussex. 106k,12.5-30kph. SAE to: David Hudson ,151 Middle Road, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 6LG

17 The Good Companions. Mytholmroyd, W. of Halifax. 200k, 15-30kph. Chris Crossland 01422 832 853 chris.crossland@mcmail.com

17 Stevenage Circular Cycle. Stevenage. 84k, 12-28kph. Jim Brown 01438 354 505

20 Wednesday Wander. Ruislip. 210k, 15-30kph. Liz Creese 020 8841 7495

24 The Muswell Hills. East Finchley, N. London. 100k, 13.5-30kph/200k, 15-30kph. Nick Bloom 020 8365 3806 nick@saddlesore.org.uk saddlesore.org.uk.

24 Katrine Kapers. Johnstone, W Glasgow. 204k, 15-30kph. Dave Stokes 0131 440 3477 TrikingDaveS@aol.com

24 Winton 200. Kingsworthy, Winchester. 100k, 14-28kph/200k,15-30kph. SAE to: Sue Coles, 7 Ruffield Close, Winchester SO22 5JL suecoles1@aol.com southhampshirectc.org.uk

24 Wye Valley. Merthyr Tydfil. 100k, 12-30kph/203k,15-30kph. Adrian McDonald 01685 373 758

24 Athelstan’s Round. Trethurgy, N of St. Austell. 63k, 10-20kph/152k, 12.5-30kph. Peter Hansen 01736 752 573 peteregon.hansen@virgin.net

24 Miller’s Tale. Willesborough, Ashford. 165k, 15-25kph. Mick Andrews 01233 625 414 micksoffice2006@yahoo.co.uk

27 Midweek Meander 150. West Wycombe. 50k, 10-20kph/100k, 12-24kph /165k, 15-30kph. Tony Briggs 01494 714 127 tony.briggs@btinternet.com

30 Eryri 200 – Snowdonia 200. Bangor, N Wales. 102k, 10-25kph/205k, 15-30kph. Robert Townsend robert@rectory.net energycycles.com

30 Nemesis. Bolsover. 105k, 12.5-25kph/153, 12.5-25kph/203k,14.3-25kph. Matt Connley 01246 825 351 matt.connley@tiscali.co.uk

30 Dulsie Dipper. Newtonmore. 210k, 15-30kph. Complete weekend – see Sunday. SAE to: Steve Carroll, Creag Charrach Rockfield, Tain Ross-shire IV20 1RF biker_carroll@hotmail.com

30 Grantown Gallop. Newtonmore. 105k, 15-30kph. Complete weekend – see Sunday.

30 The Wiltshire Workout. Sonning Common, N of Reading. 105k, 12.5-30kph/206k,15-30kph. John Hollands 0118 931 3151 john.hollands@talktalk.net

30 Ride ‘Round Rhondda. Tongwynlais, NW Cardiff. 102k, 10-25kph/202k, 14.3-25kph. Ian Blake 029 2084 3496

Road Racing
For further details about BC events contact Paul West, the British Cycling Road/Track administrator on 0161 270 2021 or e-mail paulwest@britishcycling.org.uk. More information about British Cycling here.

2 Tyne and Wear Fire Brigade Coalfield Series. Hetton Lyons Park, Houghton Le Spring. u8-u10-u12-u14-u16, 11.30. e-1-2-3-4, 1pm. hettonhawks.org.uk

2 Surrey League Road Race. MOD Chertsey (Qinetiq), Chobham Lane, Chertsey. 4-3w-4w, 10am glyn@surreyleague.co.uk surreyleague.co.uk

2 Shrewsbury Circuit Races 2.Sundorne Sports Village. u8-u10, 10am. u12, 10.30. u14-u16, 11am. w, 11.45. 3-4, 12.45. e-1-2, 2pm. Also 30 June.

3 Central Region Road Race Championships. Woodcote Village Hall, Woodcote, Oxon. e-1-2, 9.45. 3-4, 10.15. readingcyclingclub.com

3 SERRL12. Woodchurch Village Hall. 3-4, 9.30. serrl.org.uk

5 Central BC West Thames. Hillingdon Cycle Circuit, W London. u8-u10-u12-u14-u16, 6.45 e-1-2-3-4, 7.15. Every Tuesday.

5 NCRA Handicap 1. Southwick Village Hall. e-1-2-3-4 , 7.15. Every Tuesday (check venues) northantscycleracingassociation.co.uk

5 Mallory Park Tuesday League 7. Mallory Park, Mallory. u8-u10-u12-u14-u16, 6.45. 3-4, 7.19. Every Tuesday.

5 Crystal Palace Summer League 7. Crystal Palace, S London. u16, 6.45. e-1-2, 7.15. 3-4, 7.16. Every Tuesday. Michael Moore 01689 829682

5 League Dunsfold Park-Atum 22 Series 7. Dunsfold Park Cranleigh. u8-u10-u12-u14-u16, 6.30. e-1-2-3-4, 7pm. Every Tuesday. glyn@surreyleague.co.uk surreyleague.co.uk

6 Central Team Quest Ladies Series 5. Hillingdon Cycle Circuit. E London. w, 7.15. Also 20 June.

6 Number 4 Darley Moor. Darley Moor Sports Centre, Ashbourne. e-1-2-3-4, 7.30. Also 13 & 20 June.

6 Lotus Cars Cycle Race League 3. Lotus Car Test Track Hethal. u14-u16-7pm. e-1-2-3-4, 7.30. Every Wednesday. lotuscycleracing.org

6 CDNW Road Race League Event 6 Handicap. Horwich CC Lever Park, Rivington Bowling Club . e-1-2-3-4, 7.30. cdnw.org

6 Surrey League Eelmore Series 6. Eelmore Driver Training Circuit. u8-u10-u12-u14-u16, 6.30. e-1-2,7pm. 3-4, 7.01. Every Wednesday. glyn@surreyleague.co.uk surreyleague.co.uk

6 Concorde Road Race 1. Wishaw Cricket Club, Wishaw. 3-4, 7.30. Also 13 & 20 June.

6 Richard Dunn Circuit Series 2. Richard Dunn Centre Bradford. 4-j, 7pm. bcyorkshire.org.uk

7 Central MKCA Abbeygate Summer Series 8. Milton Keynes Bowl. e-1-2-3-4, 7pm. Every Thursday. heartbeat-events.co.uk

7 Mallory Park Thursday League 7. Mallory Park, Mallory. e-1-2-3-4, 7pm. Every Thursday.

7 Science in Sport Criterium League 10. Preston Sports Arena. u8-u10-u12-u14-u16, 6.30 e-1-2-3-4, 7.15. Every Thursday. cdnw.org

7 Castle Combe Summer Series 5. Castle Combe Circuit Chippenham. u8-u10-u12-u14-u16, 7.30 e-1-2-3-4, 7.30. Every Thursday.

7 Surrey League Handicap Series 5. Kitsmead Lane, Chertsey. e-1-2-3-4, 7.15. Also 14 & 21 June (check venues) glyn@surreyleague.co.uk surreyleague.co.uk

7 South Staffs & Shropshire Clubs Road Race League 6. e-1-2-3-4, 7pm. Every Thursday.

7 East Riding Road League 3. Walkington e-1-2-3-4, 7pm. Also 21 June (check venue).

8 Hove Park Circuit Race Series 2. Hove Park Brighton. u8-u10-u12, 6.30. u14-u16, 6.50. 2-3-4, 7.15. Also 22 June.

9 Central Hillingdon Grand Prix. Hillingdon Cycle Circuit, W London. u8-u10-u12-u14-u16, 1pm. 2-3-4, 1.45. e-1-2,3pm. No EoL.

9 South Circuit League 2. The Mountbatten Centre Portsmouth. u8-u10-u12-u14-u16, 10am. e-1-2-3-4, 10.30. 3, 12.30. e-1-2, 12.30.

9 SERRL Event 13. Betteshanger Cycle Circuit & Country Park. e-1-2-3-4,1pm. Also Sunday 17 & 24 June (check venues) serrl.org.uk

10 D.M.C.S. Circuit Race. Darley Moor Sports Centre Ashbourne. 2-3-4, 12noon. Also 24 June.

10 Abberton Road Race (ERRL). Sports Centre, Bodicea Way, Colchester 3-4. 9am.

10 Ferryhill Wheelers Road Race. Sadberge Village Hall. 3-4. 10am.

10 CDNW Road Race League Event 7. Buxton e-1-2-3,10am. 3-4, 3/4, 10.05. Also 17 June (check venue). cdnw.org

10 Lloyd Coward & Portland Port Memorial Road Race. Portland Heights Hotel, Portland. 3-4, 10.30.

13 Portsmouth-Velocitybikes.co.uk Circuits 6. The Mountbatten Centre, Portsmouth. u8-u10-u12-u14-u16, 6.30. 2-3-4 7pm. Every Wednesday.

13 Exponential Evening Road Race 2. The Sportsman, Wakefield. 3-4, 7pm

14 Setavento Circuit Series 4/7. Merryfield Airfield, Ilton. u8-u10-u12-u14-u16, 6.45 3-4, 7.40. Also 28 June. tor2000.co.uk

14 South Wales Crits 3. Llandow Motor Racing Circuit. 4, 7pm. 2-3-4, 8pm southwalescrits.com

15 Newcastle Leazes Criteriums. Leazes Park. u10-u12, 6pm u14-u16, 6.15. novice, 6.30. 2-3-4, 7pm. e-1, 8pm. northernrockcyclone.co.uk

16 Minet Park Festival GP & Youth Races. Hillingdon Cycle Circuit, W London. u8-u10-u12-u14-u16, 12noon. 3-4, 12.45. e-1-2, 2.15. handcyclists, 4.15.

16 Newcastle Phoenix Coalfield Series. Hetton Lyons Park, Houghton Le Spring. u12-u8-u10-u14-u16, 11.30. e-1-2-3-4, 1pm. hettonhawks.org.uk

16 Cricklade Festival Road Race. Cricklade Leisure Centre. 3-4, 10am. swindon-rc.co.uk

15 CC Giro Circuit Race. Curborough Sprint Course Lichfield. u12 girls, 10am u12 boys, 10.50 u14 girls, 11.40.u14 boys, 12.35. u16 girls,1.45. u16 boys 3pm. j, 4.30.2-3-4, 9am.

17 Central Kenton RC 60th Anniversary Road Races. Cheddington Village Halle-1-2-3, 10am. 3-4, 10.05 kentonrc.co.uk

17 Eagle Road Club Summer Road Race (ERRL). Eagle RC Club house, Ugley, Essex 3-4, 9am.

17 South Susies Circuits. Thruxton Motor Circuit Andover. u8-u10-u12-u14-u16, 10am. e-1-2-3-4, 10.30 (women only) 4, 10.30e-1-2-3, 12.30.

19 Wales Pembrey Circuit Races 1. Pembrey Motor Racing Circuit. 3-4, 7pm. 2-3-4, 8pm. Also 26 June.

20 Calthwaite Road Race. Hutton End Village Hall. 3-4, 7pm.

20 Otley CC Town Centre Race. Otley CC HQ, Wellcroft, Otley, W Yorks. 3-4, 7pm. u12-u14-u16, 8.05 otleycycleclub.org.uk

21 East Riding Road League 4, Newbald. e-1-2-3-4, 7pm

23 South Region Road Circuit Championships (only South Riders). Colerne Airfield, Corsham. u8-u10-u12-u14-u16, 11.45. 4, 12.15 w, 12.15 . j, 12.15. e-1-2-3-4, 1.45.

23 Open Circuit Races (not open to South Region Riders). Colerne Airfield, Corsham. e-1-2-3, 10am. 3-4, 10.02. u8-u10-u12-u14-u16, 11.45.

26 Yorks VS Cycles Brighouse Circuit Races.Civic Hall, Brighouse. 3-4, 7pm. u12-u14-u16, 7.50. e-1-2, 8.15. brighousecircuitracing.co.uk

28 Yorks Huddersfield Road Club Evening Road Race. Hartshead Cricket Club. R3-4, 7.15.

30 Redgrave Road Race (ERRL).Redgrave Activities Centre. 3-4, 3pm

30 Shrewsbury Circuit Races 3 (inc West Mids Region Youth Champs). Sundorne Sports. u8-u10, 10am. u12,10.30. u14-u16, 11am. w, 11.453-4, 12.45 e-1-2 , 2pm.

Cyclo Sportive
Challenging and demanding mass rides, mirroring the spirit of the famous Etape du Tour.

10 The 115mile Victor Ludorum Challenge and 72mile Downs Challenge. cyclegb.co.uk or e-mail Ken Robson at info@cyclegb.co.uk

17 Pain in the Pennines Sportive. 107 miles or 60 miles.

www.halifax-imps.org.uk/Pennines.htm

24 The Etape Caledonian. 83-miles (133k) or 28 miles. EtapeCaledonia.co.uk

Track
For further details contact Paul West, the British Cycling Road/Track administrator on 0161 270 2021 or e-mail paulwest@britishcycling.org.uk. More information: . BritishCycling.org.uk

1 Scunthorpe Track League. Quibell Park Stadium. u16-e-1-2-3-4, 7pm. Every Friday. www.scunthorpepoly.co.uk

1 Welwyn Track League. Gosling Sports Park, Welwyn Garden City. u16-e-1-2-3-4, 7pm. Every Friday.

1 Halesowen Friday Night Track League. u16-junior-e-1-2-3-4, 7.15. Every Friday.

1 Herne Hill Track League. Herne Hill Velodrome, S London. u16-e-1-2-3-4, 7pm. Every Friday.

4 Reading Velodrome Racing. Palmer Park Sports Stadium. u8-u10-u12-u14-u16, 7pm. e-1-2-3-4, 7.20. Every Monday. . readingvelodromeracing.co.uk

4 West Riding Track League. Roundhay Park, Leeds. u16-junior-e-1-2-3-4, 7.15. Every Monday.

5 Meadowbank Track League. Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh. e-1-2-3-4, 7.15. Every Tuesday.

6 Kirkby Track League. u16-e-1-2-3-4, 7.30. Every Wednesday.

6 Sussex Cycle Racing Track League. Preston Park Cycle Track, Brighton. Freewheelers-u16-junior-e-1-2-3-4, 7pm. Every Wednesday.

6 Aldersley Track League. Aldersley Leisure Village, Wolverhampton. u16-junior-e-1-2-3-4, 7pm. Every Wednesday. wton-wheelers.cc

7 Brooks Cycles Track League. Lyme Valley Stadium, Newcastle-under -Lyme. Freewheelers, 6.30. u16-junior-e-1-2-3-4, 7.15. Every Thursday. newcastle-track.co.uk

Off-road
6 Beastway Summer Series, Hainault County Park (until Hog Hill is completed). All cats 7.30. Every Wednesday. beastway.com

Charity rides
10 Elgar Ride. University of Worcester.15/30/ 52miles through the S Worcestershire countryside. Raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support. Closing date 1 June. Contact 01527 892540 elgarride06@macmillan.org.uk.

2 Essex Castle. King’s Head Meadow, Colchester. Fully suppported. 25/50/75miles through the quiet country lanes of North Essex. Raising money for Bowelcancer UK. Bike Events 0870 755 8519 mail@bike-events.com bike-events.com

3 Norwich 100/50. City Hall, Norwich. Fully suppported. 100/50 miles of quiet country lanes. Raising money for the British Heart Foundation. BHF 020 7487 9434 commfund@bhf.org.uk bhf.org.uk/bikes

10 Manchester to Liverpool. Salford Quays. Fully suppported. 46miles. Mostly traffic-free route. Raising money for Bowelcancer UK. Bike Events 0870 755 8519 mail@bike-events.com www.bike-events.com

17 London to Brighton. Clapham Common. Fully suppported. 54miles. The perennial charity classsic. Raising money for the British Heart Foundation. BHF 020 7487 9434 commfund@bhf.org.uk bhf.org.uk/bikes

29 June-1 July Big Bike Ride 2007. A weekend of fun bike rides for every age, ability or fitness. Get on your bike and pedal for the NSPCC. Claire Wormley 020 7825 2986 bigbikeride@nspcc.org.uk nspcc.org.uk/bigbikeride

Cyclo Sportive
Challenging and demanding mass rides, mirroring the spirit of the Etape du Tour.

10 The 115mile Victor Ludorum Challenge and 72mile Downs Challenge. www.cyclegb.co.uk or e-mail Ken Robson at info@cyclegb.co.uk

17 Pain in the Pennines Sportive. 107/60miles. halifax-imps.org.uk/Pennines.htm

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Time Trialling
There are many, many TT events for all abilities all over the country. For further information go to ctt.org.uk or ring 01977 683869 (Keith Lawton, Secretary Competitions & Records)